What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Today’s post is inspired by the daily prompt from The Isolation Journals, a creative writing project with daily prompts from Suleika Jaouad. (description from the website) A Daily Creativity Project to help make sense of challenging times.This spring, Suleika...
Saying goodbye to a much-loved pet

Saying goodbye to a much-loved pet

My heart is breaking. This afternoon, we had to say good-bye to our sweet Sasha. It happened so fast. Last week, she was enjoying sitting by the windows that we could finally open to let in the spring air. She was claiming lap times on TV nights and exerting her royal...
Nova Scotia Strong

Nova Scotia Strong

Nova Scotia StrongStaying strong – apart but together One week ago, on the morning of April 19, people across Nova Scotia were shocked and devastated to hear of an active shooter in Colchester Country.   We learned that the shooter was driving a fake RCMP...
It doesn’t happen here

It doesn’t happen here

It has been an unprecedented and difficult few days in Nova Scotia. On Sunday, a gunman terrorized a small community in rural Nova Scotia. Portapique is a picturesque community in Colchester County. It is an idyllic place that was little known, even within the...

Start a photo project

Social Isolation Memories There are plenty of places to find inspiration for a photo project – 365 days or 100 days – 52 weeks – 12 months – 4 seasons –  a particular person or object through the year – or an unexpected time of...

Getting outside during lockdown

On March 22, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen MacNeil declared a provincial State of Emergency.  These measures included the closure of many public spaces including parks, beaches and trails.N.S. declares state of emergency in response to COVID-19 This has caused...